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When Emily and Noah met they weren’t sure their chance meeting at a friend’s party would lead to anything but they knew there was something interesting about the other and to get to know one another. Fast forward some years later to a warm clear day in October, the day Emily and Noah got married at The Wedding Bowl in La Jolla over looking the ocean as family and friends looked on. It was clear that all their hard work put in leading up to the wedding was well worth it. Even that wine bottle project that Emily said ended up being more gross and more difficult than ever anticipated. It was clear how much they actually enjoyed the fruits of their hard work during the whirlwind day. Soaking in ever moment, every detail and fully living it all up.
It was my pleasure to photograph such a kind gracious couple with family and friends to match! Ejoy this little taste of their perfect day!

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It’s the best feeling when you get to work with a couple who trusts your vision, loves your style and let’s you just do what you do. That was exactly the kinda couple Denise and Justin are and were during our Los Angeles Arboretum engagement session! Up for all my suggestions and just as excited about them as I was. For example at the Los Angeles Arboretum there was this old and amazing, unused greenhouse sitting off the path un disturbed and begging for someone to take some photos in it! We luckily found an open door and went in with the assumption someone would come along and ask us to get out of it but luckily no one did. The rest of our shoot consisted of walking around the beautiful Los Angeles Arboretum grounds, past the many peacocks and lakes chatting and shooting along the way. This is how I love to do engagement sessions, casual, fun all the while trying out all the awesome spots we come across.

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Went on a bit of an adventure for this shoot, trekking out to Anza Borrego Desert which is just one long windy road away from Julian. It took a bit of research to figure out how to get to Slot Canyon and then the dry lake bed. Each of them is a nondescript side turn off the main road onto an unpaved slightly bumpy road to the final destination. With a pretty quick Google search you can find where both are, and they’re about 20 minutes from each other. The day we went it was pretty hot to start but once we reached the dry lake bed closer to sunset it was actually pretty nice!
We had a good time exploring the area and taking photos along the way. I love shooting in epic landscape spots like this one and can’t wait to go back and do it again, if not just for the shooting but for the post burrito and margarita we all had!

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I can’t believe I haven’t blogged in months, that’s really bad you guys! I’ve become so focused on shooting new stuff like this and updating my Instagram with new work that sadly my poor little blog has sat attention less. That stops right here and now with this post from a recent shoot I did featuring this gorgeous model, Jill Stuart gowns and headpieces by What a Betty.

Check out more recent work over on Instagram: instagram.com/kellywoodphoto

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Check out more recent work over on Instagram: instagram.com/kellywoodphoto